Atypical pulmonary artery sling with diffuse-type pulmonary arteriovenous fistula

June Huh, Jung Yun Choi, Youn Woo Kim, Chung Il Noh, Yong Soo Yun, Chang Sung Son, Young Chang Tockgo

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    The case of a cyanotic infant with a rare combination of atypical pulmonary artery sling, imperforate anus, absence of the left kidney, interruption of the inferior vena cava, left side hemihypertrophy and diffuse-type pulmonary arteriovenous fistula is described. The clinical features were confusing, because of compounding abnormalities involving the respiratory tract and pulmonary circulation. The diagnostic approach to the etiology of cyanosis is discussed and the embryonic origin of pulmonary artery sling is reviewed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)80-84
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Korean Medical Science
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1999 Feb 1


    • Arteriovenous fistula
    • Pulmonary artery sling

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)


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